|We Treat Our Women Better - Brandon Baxter|
White America accuses groups of people of things that they see in themselves. In doing this, they feel that they can erase the collective guilt they have over blemishes in their own society. This collective guilt is the result of centuries of racism, sexism, imperialism, homophobia, religious prejudice, and more. To absolve this guilt, White America accuses others of being far worse than themselves in order to situate themselves as the superior people...
Keywords: Sexism; United States; American Exceptionalism
|The Bikecast Episode #51: American Exceptionalism - Jad Davis|
“American Exceptionalism” undergirds nearly every channel of information and every aspect of political discourse in the United States. It is, at its core, the belief that the unbending laws of nature and the consistent historical forces that have affected every institution throughout human history are not and will not be factors in the history and future of the American people.
Keywords: bikecast; big lie; human futures; political solutions; propaganda; American Exceptionalism
|TomCast for November 17, 2011: My Childhood - TomDispatch|
TomDispatch founding editor Tom Engelhardt discusses his childhood in post-World War II America, and the propaganda of American exceptionalism.
Keywords: TomDispatch; TomCast; Tom Engelhardt; Timothy MacBain; American exceptionalism; World War II; post-war America
|Rag Radio 2012-07-13 - Peace Activist Jim Turpin on the "Myth of American Exceptionalism" - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
Peace Activist and writer Jim Turpin discusses issues related to his article, "The Myth of American Exceptionalism," published by The Rag Blog (theragblog.blogspot.com). Turpin points out that the United States is number one in the world in military spending with troop presence in over 150 countries; has record levels of hunger, poverty and unemployment; has seen the rise of an Orwellian national security state; and has experienced "obscene accumulation of wealth by a corporate plutocracy" -- wi...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Jim Turpin; Thorne Dreyer; American Exceptionalism; Activists; Writers; The Rag Blog
|CELEBRATING AMERICA ARTICLE SRINATH FERNANDO CELEBRATING AMERICAN INSIGHTS ON AMERICAN POLITIAL PROCESS - SRINATH FERNANDO|
CELEBRATING AMERICA INSIGHTS ON AMERICAN POLITICAL PROCESS
Keywords: AMERICA; POLITICS; U.S.POLITICS; CONSTITUTION; LOBBYING; INTEREST GROUPS; JEWISH LOBBY; ARAB LOBBY; AMERICAN EXCEPTIONALISM; GUN LAW; CRIME
|A Realistic U.S. Military?|
From December 6th, 2008, Scott Horton Interviews Andrew Bacevich Andrew Bacevich discusses the establishment of a permanent national security apparatus, the Carter Doctrines' faulty premises and the current Pentagon reassessment of U.S. military limitations that force a more realistic political solution. About 42 minutes. Why We Fight Director on the American Way of War Filmmaker Eugene Jarecki speaks with Truthdig's Kasia Anderson about his new book, whether Obama can deliver, and why the U.S...
Keywords: Great Speeches and Interviews; Andrew Bacevich; Scott Horton; The Limits of Power: The End of American Exceptionalism; Eugene Jarecki; Kasia Anderson; Truthdig; Elvis; Homo Politicus; December 6th; 2008
|ArtChatPodcast 063 - Steve Harlow, Ruth Parson, Mary Burns,|
Recorded: December 31, 2012 Participants: Steve Harlow, Ruth Parson, Mary Burns. Mary had just listened to a Kurt Vonnegut interview from 2003 on the CBC radio show, "The Current". She thought he sounded depressed, although he showed some humor. The interview couldn't keep up. Vonnegut says he's suing Pall Mall cigarettes because he's eighty three and he hadn't died yet, despite their promise. At the end of the interview, he signed off with, "Jump in a lake." Steve says the last interview he saw...
Keywords: CBC, The Current, Pall Mall, cigarettes, Kurt Vonnegut, Ghost Dance, MOMA, Frank Gehry, 3D modeling, Second Life, architect, architecture, Bruce Eriksen, Barack Obama, white supremacist, Harper, aboriginal, Chief Theresa Spence, Idle No More, historical novel, Chicago, NaNoWriMo, Scrivener, re-write, production goals, Collaborative paintings, William Morehouse, copy editor, Fifty Shades of Grey, Shinny's Girls, trilogy, Flashing Yellow, Proust, French novel, Gabriel, The Sisters Brothers, Patrick deWitt, psychopath, California, Gold Rush, storytelling, Old West, halocaust, Native People, Tarintino, American culture, political majority, American Exceptionalism, cultural arts, gun control, gun ownership, Federal Government, mass media, movies, paintings, literature, detective stories, sex, Boardwalk Empire, fiction, The Walking Dead, Breaking Bad, Deadwood, Dangerous Dayz, murder, Violence, art, Art Chats